Asian Art

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LOT 84

Lot 84

A Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

A Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
Lot 84 Details
A Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

清 十九世纪 剔红雕庭院人物纹鼻烟壶

Built on a metal body, the red cinnabar lacquer carved with a figure leaning over a balustrade while two attendants converse, the reverse with a seated scholar and an attendant carrying a goose
height 2.7 in — 6.9 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
  • A Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
Provenance:

Ex. Collection of Richard C. Pearce, Toronto
来源:多伦多Richard C. Pearce先生私人珍藏

Note:

For another bottle with the same motif, see Bonhams New York, September 21, 2020, lot 101

The seated figure depicts Wang Xizhi (303-361AD), the classical Chinese calligrapher and politician who was known for his particular fondness of geese.

Bonhams New York, September 21, 2020, lot 101
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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